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Slightly fewer asylum seekers and following relatives
In 2019, the Netherlands received 22.5 thousand asylum seekers and 4.2 thousand following family members. The total is marginally lower than in 2018. Syrians and Eritreans still constitute the...
Lowest number of asylum requests since 1988
In 2007, the number of asylum requests submitted in the Netherlands had reached its lowest point since 1988. Iraqi and Somali asylum seekers constituted the largest groups.
Government expenditure and consumption; functions, transactions, sectors
Government expenditure and final consumption by function (COFOG): General public services, defense, health, education and social protection
Nearly 12 thousand asylum requests in October
In October 2015, the number of newly registered asylum seekers and family members joining asylum seekers increased to 11.7 thousand, more than in any other previous month. The total in September was...
Considerable increase asylum seekers from Syria and Somalia
Last year, 14.4 thousand asylum seekers came to the Netherlands, nearly 5 thousand more than in 2012. Among the asylum seekers arriving in the Netherlands in 2013 were more Syrians and Somali women...
Fewer asylum seekers, more following relatives in Q2
In Q2 2019, the Netherlands received 5,205 asylum seekers and 880 following family members. The number of asylum seekers was lower while the number of following relatives was higher than in Q1 2019.
Fewer asylum seekers and following relatives in Q1
In Q1 2019, the Netherlands received 5,405 asylum seekers and 840 following family members. Both numbers were lower than in the preceding quarter.
Most asylum seekers come from Iraq and Somalia
Last year, nearly 15 thousand first-time requests for asylum were submitted in the Netherlands, an increase by 11 percent relative to 2008. More than half of asylum seekers came from Iraq or Somalia.